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The dictionary of space technology / Joseph A. Angelo.

By: Angelo, Joseph A
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chicago ; London : Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, c.1999Edition: 2nd edDescription: viii, 487 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 1579581498Subject(s): Astronautics -- Dictionaries | Aerospace engineering -- Dictionaries | | Engineering, General November2017DDC classification: 629.403 Summary: "From 'absolute pressure' to 'zero-g', The Dictionary of Space Technology is the one source necessary to understand humanity's activities in space, the beginnings of our extraterrestrial society, and the importance of space sciences in our everyday lives." "More than 3,000 clear and concise entries explain the entire range of relevant scientific principles and ideas behind the exploration of space, and 140 illustrations and numerous charts and tables explain this exciting view of the space age. This second edition has been completely updated and revised to provide the most accurate and current information available, some of it only recently declassified by the government." "Meant to inform and inspire, The Dictionary of Space Technology is a resource that will fascinate both the scientist and the layman, and provide all the knowledge needed to follow humanity's path to the stars in the next millennium."--Jacket.
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Reference (NB) Reference (NB) Central Library
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"From 'absolute pressure' to 'zero-g', The Dictionary of Space Technology is the one source necessary to understand humanity's activities in space, the beginnings of our extraterrestrial society, and the importance of space sciences in our everyday lives." "More than 3,000 clear and concise entries explain the entire range of relevant scientific principles and ideas behind the exploration of space, and 140 illustrations and numerous charts and tables explain this exciting view of the space age. This second edition has been completely updated and revised to provide the most accurate and current information available, some of it only recently declassified by the government." "Meant to inform and inspire, The Dictionary of Space Technology is a resource that will fascinate both the scientist and the layman, and provide all the knowledge needed to follow humanity's path to the stars in the next millennium."--Jacket.

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